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Call for Contributions - News in Conservation thematic Issue

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IIC is looking for contributions on the theme of illicit trafficking of artistic heritage. Contact news@iiconservation for more info

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VIDEO: Restoration of Tutankhamun mask underway at Egyptian Museum - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

VIDEO: Restoration of Tutankhamun mask underway at Egyptian Museum - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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New experiences with anchoring systems in the restoration of stone artefacts

New experiences with anchoring systems in the restoration of stone artefacts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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La Città di Sodoma è stata trovata?

La Città di Sodoma è stata trovata? | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Dopo anni di ricerche è stato trovato un sito archeologico risalente tra il 3500 a.C. e il 1540 a.C: è Tal el-Hamaam, in Giordania. Gli archeologi sostengono che si tratti di Sodoma; sec
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One of English king Henry V's 'great ships' likely found in a river in southern England

One of English king Henry V's 'great ships' likely found in a river in southern England | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A timber vessel believed to be one of celebrated English king Henry V's great ships has been found in a river in southern England

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Call for applications: Introductory Courses on Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological Finds 2015 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Call for applications: Introductory Courses on Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological Finds 2015 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Goal 18: Global Development Goals and Heritage Preservation

Goal 18: Global Development Goals and Heritage Preservation | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
All 17 UN goals adopted are important and key to achieving sustainable development. But just as important is the protection and preservation of our global cultural heritage. It was a glaring omission.
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Turkey major conduit for Syrian 'blood antiquities'

Turkey major conduit for Syrian 'blood antiquities' | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Syria’s cultural heritage has become “blood antiquities,” used to fund violence against the Syrian people

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2400-Year-Old Temple Found in Cairo - Archaeology

2400-Year-Old Temple Found in Cairo - Archaeology | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A team of Egyptian and German archaeologists discovered the remains of a limestone colonnade and a well-preserved ceiling in Cairo's modern district of Mataria

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ISIS destroys Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra ruins - CNN.com

ISIS destroys Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra ruins - CNN.com | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
ISIS militants have destroyed the iconic Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, the latest cultrual treasure at the site that they have reduced to rubble, officials said.
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Parigi. Riapre dopo 3 anni il Museo Rodin

Parigi. Riapre dopo 3 anni il Museo Rodin | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Rodin Museum reopens after three years 

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British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves on quest to find legendary Queen Nefertiti's tomb

British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves on quest to find legendary Queen Nefertiti's tomb | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A British archaeologist believes the legendary Queen Nefertiti may be buried in a secret room adjoining Tutankhamun's tomb

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La Pompei sconosciuta. Ritrovata tomba sannitica: era di una donna - Napoli - Repubblica.it

La Pompei sconosciuta. Ritrovata tomba sannitica: era di una donna  - Napoli - Repubblica.it | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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New national heritage body for Scotland granted charitable status | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

New national heritage body for Scotland granted charitable status | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Syrian Heritage Sites Under Constant Threat

Syrian Heritage Sites Under Constant Threat | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
New study finds Islamic State, Syrian regime and even Kurdish groups are involved in looting of archaeological sites.
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The assembly of the Staffordshire Hoard objects

The assembly of the Staffordshire Hoard objects | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Browse News in Conservation | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Browse News in Conservation | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Issue 50 News in Conservation is out now. Download your free copy by following the link

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Egypt to begin restoration of King Tut mask after damage, hasty epoxy repair - Fox News

Egypt to begin restoration of King Tut mask after damage, hasty epoxy repair - Fox News | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Remeber the epoxy resin incident?

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The assembly of the Staffordshire Hoard objects

The assembly of the Staffordshire Hoard objects | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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News in Conservation has been following the progress of this project and this is an update from the team working on the conservation of the collection

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Lincoln assassination emerges in painting from 150 years of grime - The Washington Post

Lincoln assassination emerges in painting from 150 years of grime - The Washington Post | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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A cleaning reveals the crowd’s shock as Lincoln is borne from Ford’s Theatre to the house where he died

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Teens take on preservation work at national monuments - KGBT-TV

Teens take on preservation work at national monuments - KGBT-TV | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The teens spent most of the summer helping with a massive preservation project as part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's HOPE initiative.
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Archaeologists begin "exciting" search for ancient settlement beneath Durham village | Culture24

Archaeologists begin "exciting" search for ancient settlement beneath Durham village | Culture24 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Drone pictures are likely to have identified a settlement established long before Brignall, a village first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and held by Edwin, Earl of Mercia, before the Norman Conquest.

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Blood Artifacts: How ISIS Profits from Trafficking Antiquities | Ronald Tiersky

Blood Artifacts: How ISIS Profits from Trafficking Antiquities | Ronald Tiersky | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
In the 1990s "blood diamonds" financed often barbaric civil wars in West African countries. Today, what one archaeologist calls "blood artifacts" are a prime source of finance for members of the Islamic State.
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Gold leaf masks anti-Semitic graffiti on British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor sculpture in Versailles

Gold leaf masks anti-Semitic graffiti on British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor sculpture in Versailles | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has covered anti-Semitic graffiti on a controversial sculpture that was vandalised in France with gold leaf -- but
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Archaeologists may have discovered the tomb of the Maccabees

Archaeologists may have discovered the tomb of the Maccabees | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Latest archaeology news, archaeological discoveries from across the globe
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